Zippy Shell Launches New West Chicago location!

June 12, 2014 // // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced the opening of the company’s forty-fifth franchise location. Zippy Shell West Chicago will serve the DuPage County market and is under the ownership of Andrew Richardson. West Chicago is the third Zippy Shell franchise in the state of Illinois joining two other locations in Fox Valley and North Chicago.

"Zippy Shell West Chicago is enthused to support the greater Chicago area and our local communities with the Zippy Shell® solution," Richardson said. "With the rich commerce, dense population, and a focus on the quality of its communities, we know that DuPage County offers the ideal environment to simplify its storage and moving needs."

The Zippy Shell® franchise system has grown into eighty markets nationwide. The rapid growth of Zippy Shell USA is expected to continue throughout the year making 2014 the largest year for franchise growth since the company’s inception.

"We are making a statement in the Greater Chicago market," said Rick Del Sontro, CEO of Zippy Shell USA.LLC. "This means we will not be servicing more than four million people in the area. What we have already seen is the there is a great demand for our services". Del Sontro added, Andrew is a perfect fit for the market and our brand. He will work endlessly to make sure our customers experiences are exceptional ones".

Earlier this year Entrepreneur Magazine named Zippy Shell® to the magazine’s Top 500 Franchises list at number 368 and number 28 in Entrepreneur’s Top New Franchise list for 2014. Zippy Shell was also announced as a recipient of the Franchise Business Review 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Award.

"The Chicago area has been in service by other locations for over a year now and its acceptance has been extremely positive," Richardson said. "Zippy Shell West Chicago will further accelerate the awareness of our brand to our market and is just another big step for our shells being recognized coast to coast."

About Zippy Shell

Zippy Shell USA, LLC is a domestic franchisor of a patent pending and unique mobile self-storage system. The Zippy Shell system currently has 45 independent owned operators of the Zippy Shell Brand in 80 markets. Zippy Shell USA, LLC is headquartered in Washington DC. Entrepreneurs interested in learning more about Zippy Shell franchise opportunities should visit Each Zippy Shell location is independently owned and operated. Zippy Shell ® is an exclusive licensed trademark of Zippy Shell USA., LLC.

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